The Izu Dancer and Other Stories Author:Yasunari Kawabata, Yasushi Inoue, Edward G. Seidensticker (Translator), Leon Picon (Translator) Here, in one compact volume, are four superb stories by two outstanding masters of Japanese fiction: Yasunari Kawabata [1899-1972], winner of the 1968 Nobel Prize for Literature, and Yasushi Inoue [1907-1991], one of Japan's most important and prolific contemporary writers. Taken together, these stories present a revealing panorama of Japanese s... more »ociety that is nothing less than fascinating for Western readers. Although the setting is Japanese, the stories are universal in their symbolism and appeal.
The stories included in this volume are
* The Izu Dancer, by Kawabata (EGS)
* The Counterfeiter, by Inoue (LP)
* Obasute, by Inoue (LP)
* The Full Moon, by Inoue (LP)
The first Tuttle edition appeared in 1974. ISBN 0804811415. (0293-000374-4615)« less